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Wilson Financial Services (WFS) is a boutique, technology driven financial services with a special focus on Indian capital markets. WFS offers bespoke financial advisory to institutional investors. WFS is founded by industry experts Anand Singh and Nilesh Choudhary who have spent over a decade helming leadership roles at a large financial conglomerate.The team at WFS is guided by a set of distinguished overseas advisors and domain experts across leading global financial conglomerates. From set-up advise (onshore & offshore) to flawless execution & clearing services, WFS endeavors to become the preferred partner for any investor looking to start or already investing in India.




WILSON FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDES SPECIALTY PRIME BROKERAGE, EXECUTION, STRUCTURED PRODUCTS, CUSTODY AND CLEARING SERVICES TO HEDGE FUNDS, BROKER-DEALERS, WEALTH MANAGERS, FAMILY OFFICES AND PROFESSIONAL TRADERS.

Our Mission

To alleviate the transactional journey of India focused capital by providing bespoke financial solutions delivered promptly by a team of specialists using technology & trustworthy compliance practices.

Why Us

Expertise at customizable solutions Tailor-made services by experts.

Bespoke services

WFS offers a gamut of products & services but customizes solutions and allows clients to cherry pick the ones best suited for their requirement.

Deep Domain experience and best practices

The team at WFS consists of a set of domain experts. While the co-founders of WFS held leadership roles for over a decade at a leading financial conglomerate, a large part of the core team has managed key positions in their previous roles.

Accessible Team

WFS is modelled as a boutique financial services enterprise that offers direct and easy access to the leadership and key members within its small yet highly specialized team.

Reputable partners and network

WFS offers the best to its clients and has therefore empaneled a host of reputed partners, legal experts, financial advisors & regulatory advisory agencies.

Quicker turnaround

The agile team of specialists at WFS is geared to deliver speedy execution and reduce response times.

The Team

"Passionate capital market professionals with a collective experience of over 50 years"

P K Kuriachen

Independent Director

With an illustrious career spanning more than 37 years as financial services regulator in multiple jurisdictions including India & Mauritius, Mr. Kuriachen has an impeccable track record as an expert in Banking, fund management, regulation & supervision of financial markets (capital markets, mutual funds & global business). As the CEO of FSC Mauritius, he led the integrated non-banking financial services regulator (Regulator for capital market, Insurance, Pensions, NBFCs, Global Business Corporations etc) of the Republic of Mauritus & was instrumental in formulating various policies that strengthened its position as one of the favourite investment destinations, before taking up the positon of India representative. Retired from SEBI in August 2017 as Chief General Manager (CGM), He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), qualified banker (CAIIB), & holds a certification in Global Capital Markets from Baruch College (NYCU-USA). Previously, he has held positions as member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Regional Committee group for sub-Saharan Africa (FSB-RCG), Council Member of the Mauritius Financial Reporting Council & Board Member of the Statistics board Mauritius.

Darryl Noik

Advisor

Darryl joined Capricorn Fund Managers in February 2013 as COO and has experience in running the operations and finance side of hedge funds and dealing with administrators.Prior to joining Capricorn, he listed an insurance broker on the AIM market and was the COO of the Stenham Group, an international financial services group providing alternative asset management investment solutions (hedge fund of funds ($3.6bn) and property funds (€3bn)). After qualifying as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, London, in 1991 he remained there until 1998 before joining a client, Primedia, an international media group, as Commercial Director responsible for the European operations, corporate finance and tax planning.

Anand Singh

Co-Founder

Previously Head of Sales at Edelweiss Prime Brokerage, Anand was instrumental in building & scaling the business from scratch over a 10 year stint. Considered to be a thought leader in the securities services & the FPI space, Anand has been part of various panels & Anand has advised & serviced diverse set of clients including hedge funds, HFTs, long only & quant funds. He is also an advisor to a number of start ups & helps them in their overall strategy & business development.

Nilesh Choudhary

Co-Founder

Previously the Head of International Compliance (Asia & Africa) at Edelweiss, Nilesh was instrumental in building & scaling up the finance & operations teams, implementing financial systems & independently managing enterprise functions at various overseas offices of Edelweiss. A chartered accountant by profession, Nilesh comes with rich experience in international finance, compliance, asset management & business operations.

Anand Mody

COO

Formerly the Chief Operating Officer(COO) at Edelweiss institutional equities, Anand played a pivotal role in setting up risk, electronic trading & business operations during his 11 years stint. Joining Edelweiss, as a trader, in 2005, Anand's passion for technology led him to play an important role in process automation across different verticals within the group.

Neha Malviya Kulkarni

Executive Director

Neha brings with her over a decade of experience and proficiency in Compliance, Legal, Operations, Due diligence and Anti Money Laundering related matters across verticals which include FPI, PMS, AIF, MF, Investment Advisors, Broking, DP, Research Analyst, Commodity, Housing Finance and NBFC. On the international advisory side, Neha has been instrumental in setting up offshore structures such as SPVs/CIS/PCC and close ended fund structures across global jurisdictions. She also manages advisory mandates concerning equity raising through NCD/CCD issuance. An MBA from MIT, Neha has previously worked with Edelweiss Group Compliance Team and Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd.

Vanita Salian Bangera

Sr. Manager

Vanita is a communications expert and leads our client on-boarding and process automation cells. She understands compliance from an implementation perspective and helps clients adhere to statutory and functional requirements.She is an expert at processes required by institutional clientele like FPI’s, FDI, PMS, AIF and insurance funds.

Govind Baheti

Assistant Vice President

Govind is Assistant Vice President – Transaction Advisory business of WFS. He has close to a decade of experience in Private Equity, M&A deal and Investment advisory. Prior to WFS he had stints with PWC and E&Y where he has worked extensively with the deals team where his focus was largely on financial services industry. Govind is a Chartered Accountant and holds bachelor’s degree from the University of Mumbai

Sham Chandak

Head of Trading, Institutional Equities

Sham is Institutional Equities Sales Trader at WFS.He has over a decade of experience in research and trading of almost all asset classes including Equites, Commodities, Currencies and Bonds. At WFS he is responsible for scaling up equities trading desk and also provide research advisory services on both public and private companies. He was instrumental in setting up the institutional broking desk at Canara Bank Sec. and served some of the marquee clients. Sham holds PGP in Securities Market from NISM.

Pallavi Desai

Sr. Associate

Pallavi heads the marketing support function at Wilson and is an expert at communication & relationship management. Her unconventional approach has paved the way for new products and services. She is a graduate of the University of Exeter, UK

Products & Services

Offshore & Onshore Setup Advisory

Offering need-based & turn-key solutions to domestic & foreign investors on investment structures & regulatory framework.

Assist AIFs, PMS & stock brokers in setting up structures overseas, Investment holding companies, Trusts, JVs etc

Help Foreign investors set up pooling vehicles in various jurisdictions

Offer regulatory advice on setting up FPI license take turn-key mandates to set up the entire investment fund for them including structure advice, appointment of Administrators, Custodians, brokers & tax consultants.

Offer piece-meal advice on regulatory matters concerning FDI & PE Investments.

Investment Platform

Through our partner network we offer clients a platform to invest in global markets through a Mauritius domiciled, FSC regulated fund.

Creating a cost effective and simple business platform to maximize ease of investing

Focused on institutional investors, large family offices & HNIs looking for an equity/debt/derivative participation globally

Securities Brokerage

Setting up a world-class low latency trading Infrastructure with Direct capabilities, specifically focused on Foreign Institutional Investors (FPIs)

Membership with all exchanges (NSE/BSE/MSEI)

Derivatives Clearing Services

Offering a technology driven, cutting edge Derivative Clearing service across all products- Index, Single Stock & FX derivatives

Seamless access to all exchanges - NSE, BSE & MSEI

Testimonials

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Steve Flynn

Director, Open Skies Management Services, Mauritius

I have known Anand for many years & he’s always surprised me with the quality of advice & service, specifically on matters concerning investments in India. I am sure Wilson would go a long way in building a very successful, client focused franchise.

Alok Tandon

Alok Tandon

CEO, Safron Pte Ltd

Nilesh is a very dedicated, hard working & a dynamic person. I have always known him to have a particular flair for identifying opportunities and achieving goals with highest professional standards.

Darryl Noik

Darryl Noik

COO, Capricorn Capital, London

They are a quality team of passionate, experienced hard working professionals who have embraced the ethos and culture in the establishment of Wilson and I have total confidence in their ability to deliver what they commit to.

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Joss Craig

EREM, SA

We enjoyed working with Anand on various projects we have in India and we are extremely grateful for his commitment in helping us achieve our goals in the country. I am sure they will be exceedingly successful in the new venture and wish him all the best.

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